Steve joined the Brightstar Group in 2016 as a residential and buy-to-let consultant, and later became a bridging and development finance specialist. In 2020, Steve took on the role of Group Head of Compliance; providing a crucial service in ensuring the activities within the Brightstar Group meet regulatory standards via quality checks, training, competence testing and policy reviews. Steve regularly updates the team with regulatory changes and any consequential operational impacts. Prior to joining Brightstar, Steve’s 30 years’ experience in finance were spent in several managerial and directorship roles within retail and private banking, secured and unsecured lending, as well as protection markets. Steve is known for performing his role with the upmost diligence, boasts full CeMAP qualifications and is highly skilled in business creation and inception. He is currently studying for the MOPR qualification and is a member of LIBF. In his spare time, Steve enjoys music, cycling, socialising, eating out and holidays.